Tag: Ronkonkoma Hub

Long Island Businesses Increasingly Back Mixed-Use Housing

LI Eye: The alarming — and escalating — rate at which companies are leaving Long Island has finally woken up the business community.

Something Smells Rotten About the Latest Snafu at the Ronkonkoma Hub

The Ronkonkoma Hub, the darling project for many-a-smart growth advocates, may be one of the few projects on Long Island worth the praise it has received. It offers the opportunity for true intermodal access spanning the automobile, bus, train and airplane. Unlike other ambitious projects its size, this $538 million Hub has faced minimal NIMBY outcry from the surrounding area.

Suffolk Pols OK Bill Encouraging Coordination on Big Projects

“It’s another layer of government imposed on planning and zoning initiatives. It’s red tape. It’s unnecessary.”

As Heartland Shows in Suffolk, Dollars and Planning Sense Are Not...

One can bet that residents in the areas Heartland will impact definitely have more than 40,000 reasons why the project isn’t right for Long Island.

Big Changes Are In The Air As Developers Shift Their Focus...

At least the wind is blowing in the right direction in Suffolk compared to Nassau, where it's mostly hot air.

To Plan for LIRR, Watch The Gap Between Illusion and Reality

Let’s be realistic about our expectations.

Now Is Not the Time to Electrify More LIRR Tracks

Several municipalities recently pitched the MTA to electrify LIRR tracks to Port Jefferson, Riverhead and Patchogue.